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  • Application form for recruiting school staff: template Adapt our template job application form for all your teaching and support staff roles. Find out why you shouldn't ask for criminal record information on application forms and what you can do instead. Be clear on your requirements when recruiting staff who are from, or have lived or worked, outside the UK.
  • Job adverts: requirements and guidance (academies) Learn how you can advertise your vacancies and get up to speed on the expectations in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 for what to include in your job advert.
  • Job adverts: requirements and guidance (maintained) Find out which roles you're required to advertise for under staffing regulations for maintained schools, and get up to speed on the expectations in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 for what to include in your job advert.
  • Writing a person specification: template and guidance Are there guidelines on writing person specifications? We point to LA guidance on writing person specifications and relay advice from One Education about writing person specifications. We have also created a person specification template that can be adapted for any school-based job.